PANO – On June 7th, the Army Cheo (Popular Opera) Theatre debuted a Cheo play, entitled “Life of a Hero”, in the presence of Deputy Chief of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Nghia, and Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien.

A scene of the play

Scripted by Le Chi Trung and directed by Doan Hoang Giang, the play was performed by nearly 100 artists of the theatre. The play recaptured a majestic period in history with the throne transfer between the two dynasties Ly – Tran and the life of Grand Chancellor Tran Thu Do.

This play will also take part in the National Cheo Competition in September 2016.

Translated by Hong Thanh